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Title: Avery Brundage Collection, 1908-82Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 26/20/37

Primary Creator: Brundage, Avery (1887-1975)

Extent: 143.3 cubic feet

Arrangement: by sub-series and alphabetical or chronological thereunder

Date Acquired: 02/05/1975. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Alaska, Amateur Athletic Union, Amateurism, Argentina - Sports and Recreation, Art, Athletics, Australia - Sports and Recreation, Austria - Sports and Recreation, Baseball, Basketball, Belgium - Sports and Recreation, Bobsled, Boxing, Brazil - Sports and Recreation, Brundage, Avery, Bulgaria - Sports and Recreation, Canada - Sports and Recreation, Canoeing, Chicago, Illinois, Chile - Sports and Recreation, China - Sports and Recreation, Cycling, Czechoslovakia - Sports and Recreation, Denmark - Sports and Recreation, England - Sports and Recreation, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Finland - Sports and Recreation, Football, France - Sports and Recreation, Germany - Sports and Recreation, Greece - Sports and Recreation, Gymnastics, Handball, Hungary - Sports and Recreation, Ice Hockey, India - Sports and Recreation, Indonesia - Sports and Recreation, International Amateur Athletic Federation, International Olympic Committee, Iran - Sports and Recreation, Ireland - Sports and Recreation, Italy - Sports and Recreation, Japan - Sports and Recreation, Korea - Sports and Recreation, Liechtenstein - Sports and Recreation, Los Angeles, California, Mexico - Sports and Recreation, National Collegiate Athletic Association, National Olympic Committees, Netherlands - Sports and Recreation, New Zealand - Sports and Recreation, Nigeria - Sports and Recreation, Norway - Sports and Recreation, Olympics, Panama - Sports and Recreation, Pan American Games, Pentathalon, Peru - Sports and Recreation, Philippines - Sports and Recreation, Photography, Physical Fitness, Poland - Sports and Recreation, Polo, Portugal - Sports and Recreation, Professionalism, Rhodesia - Sports and Recreation, Rome, Italy, Rowing, Rugby, Rumania - Sports and Recreation, Russia - Sports and Recreation, Sailing, San Francisco, California, Santa Barbara, California, Senegal - Sports and Recreation, Shooting, Skating, Skiing, Soccer, South Africa, Republic of - Sports and Recreation, Spain - Sports and Recreation, Sports, Sports Publications, Sweden - Sports and Recreation, Swimming, Switzerland - Sports and Recreation, Thailand - Sports and Recreation, Track and Field, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - Sports and Recreation, United States Olympic Committee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Yachting, Yugoslavia - Sports and Recreation

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Collection of Avery Brundage '09 (1887-1982), including correspondence, minutes, reports, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, artifacts, certificates, awards, honors, publications concerning Brundage's service as president of the International Olympic Committee (1952-72), United States Olympic Committee (1929-52) and Amateur Athletic Union (1928-36); national Olympic committees; international sports federations; Olympic games in Australia (1956), England (1948), Finland (1952), Germany (1936, 1972), Italy (1960), Japan (1964) and Mexico (1968); winter Olympic games in Austria (1964), France (1968), Italy (1956), Japan (1972), Norway (1952), Switzerland (1948) and the United States (1960); controversies over the participation of teams from China (1959-66), Germany (1953-65), Korea (1953-68) and South Africa (1963-73); bids for Olympic games (1938-73); international athletic competition; National Collegiate Athletic Association (1952-74); colleges and universities and amateurism. Sports federation and subject files cover basketball, boxing, equestrian sports, fencing, gymnastics, hockey, rowing, sailing, skating, skiing, soccer, swimming, track and field, and wrestling. Correspondence includes J. Lyman Bingham, Asa S. Bushnell, J. Sigfrid Edstrom, Daniel J. Ferris, William M. Garland, Gustavus T. Kirby, Otto Mayer, Frederic W. Rubien, Heinz Schobel and James Simms.

Subject/Index Terms

Alaska
Amateur Athletic Union
Amateurism
Argentina - Sports and Recreation
Art
Athletics
Australia - Sports and Recreation
Austria - Sports and Recreation
Baseball
Basketball
Belgium - Sports and Recreation
Bobsled
Boxing
Brazil - Sports and Recreation
Brundage, Avery
Bulgaria - Sports and Recreation
Canada - Sports and Recreation
Canoeing
Chicago, Illinois
Chile - Sports and Recreation
China - Sports and Recreation
Cycling
Czechoslovakia - Sports and Recreation
Denmark - Sports and Recreation
England - Sports and Recreation
Equestrian Sports
Fencing
Finland - Sports and Recreation
Football
France - Sports and Recreation
Germany - Sports and Recreation
Greece - Sports and Recreation
Gymnastics
Handball
Hungary - Sports and Recreation
Ice Hockey
India - Sports and Recreation
Indonesia - Sports and Recreation
International Amateur Athletic Federation
International Olympic Committee
Iran - Sports and Recreation
Ireland - Sports and Recreation
Italy - Sports and Recreation
Japan - Sports and Recreation
Korea - Sports and Recreation
Liechtenstein - Sports and Recreation
Los Angeles, California
Mexico - Sports and Recreation
National Collegiate Athletic Association
National Olympic Committees
Netherlands - Sports and Recreation
New Zealand - Sports and Recreation
Nigeria - Sports and Recreation
Norway - Sports and Recreation
Olympics
Panama - Sports and Recreation
Pan American Games
Pentathalon
Peru - Sports and Recreation
Philippines - Sports and Recreation
Photography
Physical Fitness
Poland - Sports and Recreation
Polo
Portugal - Sports and Recreation
Professionalism
Rhodesia - Sports and Recreation
Rome, Italy
Rowing
Rugby
Rumania - Sports and Recreation
Russia - Sports and Recreation
Sailing
San Francisco, California
Santa Barbara, California
Senegal - Sports and Recreation
Shooting
Skating
Skiing
Soccer
South Africa, Republic of - Sports and Recreation
Spain - Sports and Recreation
Sports
Sports Publications
Sweden - Sports and Recreation
Swimming
Switzerland - Sports and Recreation
Thailand - Sports and Recreation
Track and Field
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - Sports and Recreation
United States Olympic Committee
Volleyball
Water Polo
Weightlifting
Wrestling
Yachting
Yugoslavia - Sports and Recreation


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Amateur Athletic Union],
[Series 2: Amateurism],
[Series 3: Colleges and Universities],
[Series 4: Individuals],
[Series 5: IOC Presidents and Secretariat],
[Series 6: IOC Members],
[Series 7: Bulletin Officiel du Comite International Olympique],
[Series 8: IOC Newsletter],
[Series 9: Circular Letters],
[Series 10: Duplicate Circular Letters],
[Series 11: Circular Letter Responses],
[Series 12: IOC Meetings],
[Series 13: IOC Minutes],
[Series 14: IOC Commissions and Committees],
[Series 15: IOC Subject File],
[Series 16: National Olympic Committees],
[Series 17: Olympic Games],
[Series 18: Olympic Games  Bids],
[Series 19: Regional Games],
[Series 20: Sports Federations],
[Series 21: Sports Organizations],
[Series 22: Sports Publications],
[Series 23: United States Olympic Association and Committee],
[Series 24: Personal Materials],
[Series 25: Articles and Speeches],
[Series 26: Publications],
[Series 27: Clippings],
[Series 28: Photographs],
[Series 29: Olympic Games Programs],
[Series 30: Programs for Regional Games],
[Series 31: Sports Programs],
[Series 32: Subject File],
[Series 33: Travel],
[Series 34: Book Notes and Sources],
[Series 35: Important Letters],
[Series 36: Microfilm],
[Series 37: Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes],
[Series 38: Scrapbooks],
[Series 39: Films and Tapes],
[Series 40: Photo Albums],
[Series 41: Certificates and Awards],
[Series 42: Oversize File],
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Series 24: Personal MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Box 268Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Biographical Brochures, ca. 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Avery Brundage Awards, 1956, 1963, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Avery Brundage Awards, List of Medals and Awards, 1909-73Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Avery Brundage Awards, Identification Cards, 1924, 1930, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1954, 1960, 1964, 1968Add to your cart.
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Folder 11: Avery Brundage Awards, Identification Cards, 1924, 1930, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1954, 1960, 1964, 1968Add to your cart.
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Folder 12: Avery Brundage Awards, Identification Cards, 1924, 1930, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1954, 1960, 1964, 1968Add to your cart.
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Folder 13: Avery Brundage Awards, Correspondence, 1912-39Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Avery Brundage Awards, Correspondence, 1940-41Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Avery Brundage Awards, Correspondence, 1952, 1971, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Avery Brundage Awards, Dues, 1937-41, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Avery Brundage Awards, Telegrams and Cablegrams Sent, 1948-62Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Avery Brundage Awards, Invitations to Speak, 1947-50Add to your cart.
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Folder 6: Avery Brundage Awards, Invitations to Speak, 1951-54Add to your cart.
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Folder 7: Avery Brundage Awards, Invitations to Speak, 1955-56Add to your cart.
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Folder 8: Avery Brundage Awards, Invitations to Speak, 1957-59Add to your cart.
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Folder 9: Avery Brundage Awards, Invitations to Speak, 1960Add to your cart.
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Folder 10: Avery Brundage Awards, Invitations to Speak, 1961-63Add to your cart.
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Folder 11: Avery Brundage Awards, Invitations to Speak, 1964-66Add to your cart.
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Folder 12: Avery Brundage Awards, Invitations to Speak, 1967Add to your cart.
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Folder 13: Avery Brundage Awards, Invitations to Speak, January - August 1968Add to your cart.
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Folder 14: Avery Brundage Awards, Invitations to Speak, September - December 1968Add to your cart.
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Folder 15: Avery Brundage Awards, Invitations to Speak, 1969Add to your cart.
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Folder 16: Invitations, 1947-52Add to your cart.
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Folder 17: Invitations, 1947-52Add to your cart.
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Box 270Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Invitations, 1953-54Add to your cart.
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Folder 2: Invitations, 1955-56Add to your cart.
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Folder 3: Invitations, 1957-60Add to your cart.
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Folder 4: Invitations, 1957-60Add to your cart.
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Folder 5: Invitations, 1961-63Add to your cart.
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Folder 6: Invitations, 1961-63Add to your cart.
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Folder 7: Invitations, 1961-63Add to your cart.
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Folder 8: Invitations, 1964-69Add to your cart.
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Folder 9: Invitations, 1964-69Add to your cart.
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Folder 10: Invitations, 1964-69Add to your cart.
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Folder 11: Invitations, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 12: High School Drawings, 1902-04Add to your cart.
Folder 13: V Olympiad, Stockholm, 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Passenger List of the "Finland" Chartered for the American Olympic Team, June 14, 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 15: VII Olympiad, Antwerp, 1920 IOC Meeting, Paris, 1920, 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Ford Assembly Plant, 1923Add to your cart.
Box 271Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Brundage, General Contrator brochures and magazine, 1924-27Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Dinner in Honor of Avery Brundage, AAU President, September 16, 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Program, Palais d'Abdine, Egypt, March 10, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Golden Gate International Exposition Guide Book, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Passenger List, M.S. "Tatuta Maru" N.Y.K. Line, March 27-May 2, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Menus for the "Normandie," French Line, June 21-25, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Children's Scholarship League, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Brundage letter describing Eric Johnston's discussion with Stalin, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence with R.J. Gandy, Standard Alluminum and Alloy Co., 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 10: U.S. Army Athletic Program, 1944-45Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Herald-American Football Game (Army-Navy Relief), 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Chicago Recreation Commission, 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Congratulations on Re-election, 1952Add to your cart.
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Folder 14: Congratulations on Re-election, 1952Add to your cart.
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Folder 15: Testimonial Dinner, San Francisco, CA, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Avery Brundage Cup, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Invitations to IOC Members and their replies, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Speech Introducing Avery Brundage, Chicago, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Luncheon for Swiss Visitors, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Requests for speeches, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Medal of Merit Award, City of Chicago, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Congratulations on Re-election as IOC President, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Chicagoan of the Year, 1960-61Add to your cart.
Folder 24: "The Cold War: An American View" Norman Graebner, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Congratulations on reelection as IOC President, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Lincoln Academy Award and Tribute to Avery Brundage, 1965Add to your cart.
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Box 272Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Lincoln Academy Award and Tribute to Avery Brundage, 1965Add to your cart.
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Folder 2: The International Yearbook and Statesmen's Who's Who, Biographical entry, Avery Brundage, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Honorary Membership Card, Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Rough draft of Brundage letter acknowledging expressions of sympathy after the Santa Barbara house demise, ca. 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Avery Brundage Day Proclamation, San Francisco, June 11, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 6: "A Visit to the Avery Brundage Collection of Oriental Art," Alameda County Weekender, July 9, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Calendar of Chinese Art, from the Avery Brundage Collection in the de Young Museum, San Francisco, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Christmas cards sent and received by Avery Brundage, 1966 and undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: "Four Dimensions of Avery Brundage," descriptive pamphlet with order form for book, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 10: The University of Chicago New Outdoor Track and Field Facility, Correspondence from Frank M. Cone, Chairman of the Board, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Congratulations on Re-election, 1968-69Add to your cart.
Folder 12: The Speeches of President Avery Brundage, 1952-68Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Speeches in Praise of Avery Brundage, 1953, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Recipient Insignia of the Commander, First Class, of the Order of the Lion, Finland, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 15: 1970 AAU Veteran's Award, 1969-70Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Avery Brundage Foundation Medal of Merit, 1969-70Add to your cart.
Folder 17: University of Notre Dame Microfilming of Olympic and Amateur Sport Archives, April, August 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Oriental Art, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 19: BookmarkAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: 41st Anniversary, Japan America Society Honoring Avery Brundage, July 7, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Sport Merit Badge, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Resignation as IOC Member, February 2, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Articles by Others: Amateurism, AAU, Olympic Movement, 1934-36, 1940, 1947-53Add to your cart.
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Folder 24: Articles by Others: Amateurism, AAU, Olympic Movement, 1934-36, 1940, 1947-53Add to your cart.
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Folder 25: Newspaper and magazine article about Avery Brundage, 1939, 1947-48, 1972Add to your cart.
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Folder 26: Newspaper and magazine article about Avery Brundage, 1939, 1947-48, 1972Add to your cart.
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Folder 27: Book, Politics USA, 1941, 1950-53, 1962Add to your cart.
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Box 273Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Book, Politics USA, 1941, 1950-53, 1962Add to your cart.
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Folder 2: Book, Politics USA, Sport and Physical Training Data and Notes, 1951-64Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Book, Politics USA, Travel, 1932, 1950, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Recipient, Diploma of the Grand Cross of Civil Merit, Spain, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Sports, Documents, Programs, Letters, Indexes, Pamphlets, 1926, 1935, 1939, 1952-54, 1956, 1963, 1965, 1969Add to your cart.
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Folder 6: Sports, Documents, Programs, Letters, Indexes, Pamphlets, 1926, 1935, 1939, 1952-54, 1956, 1963, 1965, 1969Add to your cart.
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Folder 7: "Thank you Mr. Brundage, we're voting Yes on A," Posters from San Francisco Referendum on Brundage Art Collection, June 4, 1964Add to your cart.
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Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Amateur Athletic Union],
[Series 2: Amateurism],
[Series 3: Colleges and Universities],
[Series 4: Individuals],
[Series 5: IOC Presidents and Secretariat],
[Series 6: IOC Members],
[Series 7: Bulletin Officiel du Comite International Olympique],
[Series 8: IOC Newsletter],
[Series 9: Circular Letters],
[Series 10: Duplicate Circular Letters],
[Series 11: Circular Letter Responses],
[Series 12: IOC Meetings],
[Series 13: IOC Minutes],
[Series 14: IOC Commissions and Committees],
[Series 15: IOC Subject File],
[Series 16: National Olympic Committees],
[Series 17: Olympic Games],
[Series 18: Olympic Games  Bids],
[Series 19: Regional Games],
[Series 20: Sports Federations],
[Series 21: Sports Organizations],
[Series 22: Sports Publications],
[Series 23: United States Olympic Association and Committee],
[Series 24: Personal Materials],
[Series 25: Articles and Speeches],
[Series 26: Publications],
[Series 27: Clippings],
[Series 28: Photographs],
[Series 29: Olympic Games Programs],
[Series 30: Programs for Regional Games],
[Series 31: Sports Programs],
[Series 32: Subject File],
[Series 33: Travel],
[Series 34: Book Notes and Sources],
[Series 35: Important Letters],
[Series 36: Microfilm],
[Series 37: Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes],
[Series 38: Scrapbooks],
[Series 39: Films and Tapes],
[Series 40: Photo Albums],
[Series 41: Certificates and Awards],
[Series 42: Oversize File],
[[information restricted]],
[All]

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